Qcf Level5

Unit 532
Understanding professional supervision practice.
1 Understand the purpose of supervision.
      1.1 Evaluate theoretical approaches to professional supervision.
Theoretical approaches to professional supervision refer to the thought around supervisions between supervisee learning from supervisor. A supervisor will bring to a supervision their own knowledge/skills and understanding that is needed to support a supervisee within their job role. It gives the opportunity for supervisee to review/reflect their personal practice/s and identify where development may be required.
      1.2 Analyse how the requirements of legislation, codes of practice, policies and procedures impact on professional supervisions.
Organisational policy states that all new employees must have supervision every 2 weeks on joining the trust, this is to ensure that support and guidance is being given throughout an individual’s induction/probation period. Once an individual as successfully past their induction/probation period supervisions are then held bi-monthly. Supervisions are part of our organisational clinical governance agenda, to promote safe practices, ensure high quality service users care, promote personal development and fostered an open culture of learning from positives and negative events and to replicate good practice. As a supervisor I ensure that I have an awareness round the following policies and procedure: Employment Policy, Codes of Practice, and Skills for Care, CQC requirements, Equality and Diversity, Confidentiality and organisational policy of management performance. It states within the codes of practice, equality and diversity policy and confidentiality policy that all staff is entitled to regular confidential supervision. Bi-monthly audits are undertaken to ensure that staff are attending regular supervision by a support/registered manager, during an audit they will also ensure that I am leading and promoting in an individual’s supervisions a caring,...